The City of Orem Recreation Department is currently hiring for a Recreation Director. This is an appointed, executive management position working under the general direction of the City Manager. This position is responsible for the short and long term planning, budget preparation and administration, maximum resource utilization, personnel administration and leadership for the Recreation Department. The Recreation Director oversees the overall operation and administration of the City’s Fitness Center, Senior Citizen Center, Lakeside Sports Park, Scera Park Pools, Mount Timpanogos Park, Nielsen’s Grove Park, Skate Park and other City parks and recreational facilities assigned to the Recreation Department. For a full job description, please click here.
The current salary range for the Recreation Director is $95,180 to $142,770 annually; individual starting salary may depend on qualifications, certifications, and experience. This is an FLSA-exempt position.
The City also provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, including:
- URS (State) Retirement
- Health, Dental, and Vision
- Generous HSA contribution
- Paid Time Off (Vacation and Sick Pay)
- 12 Paid Holidays annually
- Employee Assistance Program
- 6% Match to 457 Deferred Compensation Retirement Account
- UTA (public transit) Eco-Pass
- Family pass to the Orem Family Fitness Center
For a list of typical employee benefits, please click here.
Those interested in applying should submit their application online at http://jobs.orem.org or to the City of Orem, Human Resources Office on or before January 27, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. ONLY THE INFORMATION ON OR ATTACHED TO THE APPLICATION WILL BE USED FOR SCREENING PURPOSES.
Applications - Deadline for applications is 5:00 pm on Wednesday, January 27, 2021.
Application Reviews - Applications reviewed by HR and passed on to hiring manager for further review on first business day after application deadline.
Interview Panel(s) - Selected applicants will be contacted and scheduled for an interview at the hiring manager’s discretion.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Administration or related field required (Master’s Degree is preferred).
- 7 years progressively responsible management experience
- Extensive experience in organized recreation activities
The City of Orem was incorporated in 1919 and named after Walter C. Orem, President of the Salt Lake and Utah Railroad. Nestled between Utah Lake and the Timpanogos foothills, Orem is the commercial and technological center for central Utah and is one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the United States. As Orem’s population nears 100,000, the City is committed to ensuring a professional work environment that is fun, invigorating, unified, and free of any type of harassment. We embrace employees’ unique contributions and encourage professional development while remaining committed to our mission to make Orem the best place to live, work, and play. For more information about the city, please visit us online at www.orem.org.
The Orem Recreation Department is committed to providing the community with a myriad of recreational opportunities. With multiple parks, a dedicated sports/programs division, a facilities division with a brand new Fitness Center scheduled to open in early 2021, and home to both an Olympic-size indoor pool and the outdoor Scera Park pools, Orem is your place to play! For more information about the department, please visit us online at www.oremrecreation.com.